Golden Template Woadwaxen (Genista tinctoria ‘Golden Template’)

Golden Template Woadwaxen

The Golden Template Woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria, is an excellent xeriscape ground cover plant that has small, dark green leaves.

The small bright yellow pea-like flowers last for over a month.

It is a small Eurasian shrub and parts of the plant, especially the flowering tops, yield a good yellow dye.

‘Golden Template’ is a wonderful plant for containers or mass planting. This colorful plant does not require much water or maintenance!

The bright green smooth stems, or branches, are erect, rather stiff, smooth, or only lightly hairy, and free from spines. The leaves are spear-shaped.

It is an excellent edging plant for full sun and prefers dry, well-drained sites. This is a perfect edition to your xeriscape. If you are looking for a colorful ground cover that is easy to grow and maintain, ‘Golden Template’ is the one for you!

  • Bright Yellow Flowers
  • Dark Green Leaves
  • Loves Dry Soil, Great For Xeriscapes!

Golden Template Woadwaxen (Genista tinctoria ‘Golden Template’) Details

Common name Golden Template Woadwaxen
Botanical name Genista tinctoria 'Golden Template'
Hardiness zone 4-7
Growth rate Medium
Height 8 - 10 inches
Width 1 - 2 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Yellow
Leaf color Green